Pediatric Surgery

Barriers to Detecting Child Abuse: Pediatric Trauma Series 2017

Experts across the country joined for this three part series to discuss issues in pediatric trauma, from evaluation of the pediatric abdomen following blunt trauma, standardized screening for non-accidental trauma and pediatric gun violence. 

This session, a subset of the third in the series, focuses on pediatric trauma screening for non-accidental trauma. Dr. Kristin Crichton discusses barriers to detecting child abuse, bias in non-accidental evaluation, and improving non-accidental evaluations by standardizing approach.